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Syd's Bagelery & Expresso

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550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 583-2666
Today
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Smoothie, bagel ok, coffee not so much

I could barely drink my coffee (Americano) and husband did not care for his green tea, but the Salmon Mousse bagel was delicious and my son loved the Mango Tango smoothie. I would definitely go back for the bagels, maybe try just a regular brew coffee. At the end of the day if you are visiting... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
HeatheronHaight
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San Francisco, CA
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

So laid back that it is hard to find someone to take your order and takes longer to make a sandwich. Too many laptoppers taking up the seats, so if nice weather take your coffee and snack and sit outside in the park overlooking the Lake.

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San Francisco, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I could barely drink my coffee (Americano) and husband did not care for his green tea, but the Salmon Mousse bagel was delicious and my son loved the Mango Tango smoothie. I would definitely go back for the bagels, maybe try just a regular brew coffee. At the end of the day if you are visiting the area and need... More 

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Mauritius
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Our family stopped by for cappuccinos and ended up having their freshly made sandwiches. Simple and healthy food. 5 star for their sandwiches. Friendly service.

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San Diego, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

No matter the barista, expressoNo is always excellent. Also, Dave bakes insanely addictive blueberry scones and brownies. You've been warned:-)

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San Jose, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great place and great staff. And more importantly, great food. The bagels are fresh and the variety of sandwiches available make me want to come back over and over again. We had the Mama Mia and the Hueavous Rancherous - both were awesome. Smoothies are a hit as well... What really impressed me was the staff. I went on NYs... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stopped in after a long walk. Had a delicious salad. Everything is made fresh so there is a little wait. The gals were energetic.

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I always go to Syd's when visiting Tahoe. It's where the locals go for their morning coffee, so you know it's good. I drink decaf, and it is as good as any regular I've ever tried. I love the "everything" bagels, and the homemade muffins are also delicious. We've also had really good lunches, with many healthy... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I asked for half defaf-regular coffe and a bagel with PB. The bagel came out 15 minutes late waited another 10 and still didn't have coffee. Told that decaf was being made .... so after another 10min i asked for just regular coffee. The blond haired young lady, now annoyed by my inability to wait any longer, gave me an... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Stopped in Tahoe City for a few days of spring skiing. Used this place for packed lunch and breakfast supplies. Jam and butter bagel really good. Sandwiches great too.

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Rainier, Oregon
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495 reviews 495 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

My new bride has stopped here for coffee apres-ski for many years, and so it was a natural for us to stop by for coffee after spending the night with friends at their cabin. The coffee was excellent; several choices, both leaded and unleaded. The morning was spoiled, however, by a group of European touristas occupying about half the tables... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: (530) 583-2666
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?